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1 year 3 months ago

Your Healthy Family: Pet Physical Therapy

Tools like treadmills and techniques like underwater exercise have been staples of physical therapy for humans for some time. In today's Your Healthy Family, pets are now reaping the benefits as well. There's a specialized water treadmill being used by veterinarians to help rehabilitate dogs and, believe it...

2 years 2 months ago

Man seriously injured in Aurora plane crash

Authorities say a pilot who crashed a small plane into an Aurora field was seriously injured. South Metro Fire Rescue Authority Chief Dan Qualman says the pilot was the only person in the single-engine plane, which crashed near the Rocking Horse subdivision at about 9:45 a.m. this morning. The Denver...

2 years 6 months ago

MS prison guard dies, others hurt in 'disturbance'

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - A guard at a southwest Mississippi prison died Sunday and several other employees were injured during a disturbance involving hundreds of inmates that continued into the evening, authorities and the prison's operator said. Emily Ham, a spokeswoman for the Adams County Sheriff's Office, confirmed Sunday evening...

2 years 9 months ago

Semi rollover closes NB I-25

A semi-truck has overturned into the median on I-25 at MM 73. Pueblo County Sheriff's Deputies say they there were two people in the truck, and have now called Flight for Life. It happened around 4:30 this morning. Right now we're not sure about extent of injuries....

3 years 11 hours ago

Pueblo baby with brain injuries has died

A Pueblo baby who suffered serious injuries to his brain has died. "The baby was taken off life support last night at 8:30," said Deputy Chief Andrew McLachlan, Pueblo Police Department. The baby was originally taken to Parkview Medical Center on Friday with a brain injury. Officers say he...

3 years 2 months ago

Surrounded by heroes

Last week, 24-year-old Blakelee Garrett almost did not live to see another day. While working on a construction site, he was seriously injured while using an angle grinder with a diamond blade, which impaled him in the upper leg after it caught on a piece of metal. The injury...

3 years 2 months ago

Paterno coaches PSU opener from press box

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Joe Paterno is coaching Penn State's season opener from the press box Saturday, three weeks after an accidental collision at practice left him with right shoulder and hip injuries. The 84-year-old Paterno said earlier this week there was a "50-50" chance he would be on...

3 years 2 months ago

Cardinals place right-hander Lynn on 60-day DL

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn was moved from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL after the team decided he couldn't recover from an oblique injury in time. St. Louis also purchased the contract of outfielder Shane Robinson from Triple-A Memphis, adding defense with a right-handed...

4 years 22 hours ago

Man walking on interstate is killed near Walsenberg

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating an auto-pedestrian accident resulting in one minor injury and one fatal injury that occurred on Interstate 25, 1 mile north of Walsenburg. A 2003 Saturn Ion was traveling southbound on Interstate 25. A pedestrian, wearing dark clothing, was walking southbound, approximately six feet in...

4 years 4 days ago

Soldier injured during parachute exercise

A Fort Carson soldier was injured this afternoon during a parachute operation. It happened around 12:30. The soldier, as yet unidentified, was airlifted to Penrose Hospital as a precaution. A Fort Carson spokesman said he was conscious, breathing and able to move before he was taken to the hospital....

4 years 1 month ago

Running toward recovery

Steve LaRocque, a Fort Carson soldier, has a reminder of what happened in September of 2009 every time he laces up his running shoes. LaRocque was shot in the knee while helping others who were injured during an ambush in Afghanistan; five people were shot that day, one person...

4 years 2 months ago

AP Source: LenDale White out for season

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A person familiar with the injury tells The Associated Press that Denver Broncos tailback LenDale White has a ruptured Achilles' tendon and is out for the season. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because the Broncos hadn't publicly discussed the results of medical tests...

4 years 3 months ago

Tebow sits out preseason game against Lions

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Broncos are playing it safe with Tim Tebow's bruised ribs, resting the rookie quarterback in their second preseason game against Detroit. The University of Florida standout had plenty of company on the sideline as the Broncos were without 16 players, including Pro Bowl cornerback Champ...

4 years 3 months ago

Elvis may be lost for the season

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A person familiar with the injury to Elvis Dumervil has told The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos pass rusher has torn his pectoral muscle and could be sidelined up to five months. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Thursday because the Broncos...

4 years 5 months ago

Rescue on the incline

Emergency crews have rescued someone from the old incline railway above Manitou Springs for the third time in four days. A man fell Monday afternoon and was impaled on a piece of re-bar, a steel rod used in concrete work and construction. Witnesses said the man, described as in...

4 years 5 months ago

UPDATED: Cliff diving, a dangerous pastime

This time of year a group of thrill seekers push to the extremes with cliff diving. It's popular in Pueblo, but it's dangerous and also illegal. Adventure seekers have made their jumps famous on YouTube. Several videos I found show people jumping off high cliffs or bridges into the reservoir...

4 years 5 months ago

Graduation goal realized

A local high school student overcame a physical disability to walk across the stage at graduation much to the surprise of his classmates and teachers. Christopher Dana suffered a crippling injury to his spinal cord last summer. The Sand Creek High School senior had lost all feeling below the...

4 years 5 months ago

Fort Carson munitions truck crashes on I-25

A truck hauling hundreds of practice rockets for the military crashed on Interstate 25 north of Denver, but the munitions remained safe and intact. Fort Carson spokesman Lt. Col. Steve Wollman says the truck was carrying 10 pallets of 2.75-inch practice rockets that were not live, with 48 rockets...

4 years 6 months ago

Man on bike collides with coyote

An Aspen Highlands ski patroller has a broken leg after colliding with a coyote on a bike trail. Fifty-six-year-old Bob Sloezen says he was riding a road bike on the trail Monday when the coyote darted into his path. The animal dashed off. Sloezen says he suffered a spiral...

4 years 9 months ago

Vonn continues to get better

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn's husband says she has gone through a complete slalom training session on her own, the toughest test yet for her bruised right shin. Thomas Vonn says in a telephone interview with The Associated Press on Sunday that the two-time overall World Cup champion's...

4 years 11 months ago

Kenyon Martin sidelined by pinkie injury

Denver Nuggets forward Kenyon Martin won't play against the Charlotte Bobcats because of a dislocated left pinkie. Coach George Karl said before Tuesday's game that he was uncertain if Martin would miss additional games. He was being treated in the training room before tip-off. Martin was injured Monday against...

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